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A History of Ethiopia

By Harold G. Marcus (NHC Fellow, 1985–86)

Imperialism; Rastafari; Solomonic Dynasty; African History; History of Ethiopia; Menelik; Haile Selassie I

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994

From the publisher’s description:

In this eminently readable, concise history of Ethiopia, Harold Marcus surveys the evolution of the oldest African nation from prehistory to the present. For the updated edition, Marcus has written a new preface, two new chapters, and an epilogue, detailing the development and implications of Ethiopia as a Federal state and the war with Eritrea.

History / Imperialism / Rastafari / Solomonic Dynasty / African History / History of Ethiopia / Menelik / Haile Selassie I /

Marcus, Harold G. (NHC Fellow, 1985–86). A History of Ethiopia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.